Vietnamese boxers are through to the semi-finals of the ongoing AIBA Youth and Junior World Championships in Antalya , Turkey

In the 54kg youth division, Liu Thi Duyen, who defeated Kazakhstan's Ilona Felonenkova 36-8 in the quarter-final, will face India's Basumatary Pwilao in the semi-final.

In the junior competition, Pham Thi Phuong in the 48kg division and Vuong Thi Vy in the 52kg division are already sure of at least a bronze medal after making the semi-finals in their respective categories.

Phuong eliminated Ireland 's Christine Gargan and Vy dismissed Russia 's Maria Sokolova in the quarter-finals to keep their medal hopes alive.

The tournament has provided a good opportunity for all of them to gain useful experience for the upcoming London 2012 Olympics. /.